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What To Watch: Weekend Edition

by Robbie Gillies


8:30am ET - Versus - Tour De France: Stage 19

The sprinters will get their smiles, and legs, back in this somewhat flatter and faster-riding course across the Allier county.

7pm - ESPN2 - Roger's Cup Quarterfinals
- And Then There Were Eight.

8pm - ESPN - Team USA vs. Team Canada - Since Samuel Dalembert was kicked off the team, Team Canada has just one NBA player on their roster. Good luck guarding Dwight Howard, Joel Anthony!

Non-sports pick - 11:30pm - NBC - Tonight Show - Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is on. I'm sure they'll have a delightful Q&A...for me to poop on!


8am - Versus - Tour De France: Stage 20

This final individual time trial along rolling roads in the Allier and the Cher will fine-tune the individual and team overall placings. A last battle between the top riders could still take place here.

3:30pm - Fox - Yankees @ Red Sox - The Yankees have really closed the gap in the AL East. Who would've thought this series would be so pivotal a month ago? Oh right, David Ortiz did.

8pm - ESPN - NASCAR: Kroger 200 - I'd love to see NASCAR racers play Supermarket Sweep.

8pm - ESPN2 - Rogers Cup Semifinals - Follow all the action here.

Non-sports pick - 8pm - Disney - Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus Concert Tour - Wait? Aren't they the same person? Oh, no. THIS is Miley Cyrus and THIS is Hannah Montana. How did I ever get the two confused. That Hannah Montana really shouldn't be hanging out with Miley. I think she's a bad influence.


7:30am - Versus - Tour De France: Stage 21 -

A hilly course to Paris winding through the Chevreuse Valley before the traditional loop on the Champs-Elysées, la Place de la Concorde and the rue de Rivoli. Once again, the strong men among the sprinters will fight it out for this prestigious stage win.

1pm - ABC - Senior British Open: Final Round - Follow along with the leaderboard.

1:30pm - ESPN Classic - Baseball Hall of Fame Induction
- Goose Gossage finally gets his turn. More info.

2pm - ESPN - NASCAR: Allstate 400 at the Brickyard - If you're attending, make sure to not miss the temporary tattoos at 8am!

3pm - NBC - RBC Canadian Open: Final Round
- Here's some more info. Hope you can read French!

3pm - ABC - Arena Bowl XXII: Soul vs. SabreCats - I'm just watching it for the commercials.

8pm - ESPN - Yankees @ Red Sox
- Both starting pitchers have had to deal with adversity. The Yankees' Sydney Ponson has been charged with assault, DUI, and been accused of not trying hard for the Rangers. Jon Lester was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and battled back to throw a no-hitter earlier this year. So, who are you rooting for?

Non-sports pick - 10pm - Comedy Central - South Park: Imaginationland Trilogy - Alright! Alright! I'm finally gonna watch it. I don't know how many references I've heard about this.